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Efforts to make it easier for investors to do business in the Philippines are finally starting to pay off. The World Bank and its investment arm, International Finance Corp., released last week the 2014 Doing Business global rankings, with the Philippines posting the most significant jump among the 189 countries covered by the study—30 rungs, from 138th in the 2013 rankings to 108th in the latest.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Inclusive happiness

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Without a doubt, the most effective national tagline we have crafted to date is “It’s more fun in the Philippines,” which, as Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez puts it, captures the essence of the Filipino character.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Davos disease blurs reality on ground

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Speaking from the Alpine heights of Davos, Switzerland, President Aquino spun a stupendous tale at the World Economic Forum (WEF) of the dramatic transformation of the Philippines from being the “sick man of Asia” into a dynamic country swimming against the current of global economic downturn in a record time of three years.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Foreign investments steeply fall under Aquino

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Foreign direct investments into the Philippines during President Aquino’s first two years in office have steeply fallen, putting the country only a notch above Cambodia as the least-favored site in East Asia for offshore investors.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Ownership restrictions of no import to FDI

This is in reaction to Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas’ column titled “In defense of Charter change” (Inquirer, 8/11/12). He cites China, Vietnam and Indonesia as countries that have achieved much higher levels of foreign direct investments (FDI) than the Philippines, then quickly segues to the need to “remove from our Constitution the many restrictions against foreign equity investments in such vital sectors of our economy as media, education, public utilities, mining, and real estate.”

Posted: August 23rd, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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